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hand model Tycos sphygmomanometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.26.3 a-c
Description
Sphygmomanometer (a) consists of a pressure gauge connected to a rubber bulb and a nylon armband (b) with velcro fastening; a leather zippered case (c) holds the above.
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Accession Number
1980.26.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Manometry
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Sphygmomanometer (a) consists of a pressure gauge connected to a rubber bulb and a nylon armband (b) with velcro fastening; a leather zippered case (c) holds the above.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sphygmomanometer - Size: Length 13.0 cm
b - armband - Size: Length 52.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
c - case - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Vas Yancoff of Toronto.
Maker
Tycos
Site Made (City)
Asheville
Site Made (State)
North Carolina
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; beige; white; black
rubber: black
glass: clear
leather: black
fabric: dark grey; black
Inscriptions
On rubber bulb: "Tycos, Asheville, N.C. USA 0480 178"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-5
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber needs special treatment; leather is stiff
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001892
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
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Accession Number
996001892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Osteopathic Medicine
Physicians -- portraits
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Ardsley
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
First day of issue Oct. 9 1972
Material
medium card: ivory; black; yellow; brown; maroon; orange; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front reads: "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // October // 9th // 1972 // Ardsley, New York 10502 // First Day of Issue"; on back is a transcription of Dr. Still's notes on the inside which describe his philosophy of osteopathy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 20.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bends in all corners except top left; back shows discoloured spots from cellophane tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Osteopathy: "a form of medical treatment purporting to cure ... diseases primarily by manipulation of the joints of the body ... based on the assumption that disease is primarily due to skeletal deformation and its effects on nerves, blood vessels etc."; Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) was a U.S. physician who founded the first American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo. in 1892
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